Danny Danon's Big Test in The UN

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New York-born Batya Medad made aliyah with her husband just weeks after their 1970 wedding and has been living in Shiloh since 1981. Political pundit, with a unique perspective, Batya has worked in a variety of professions: teaching, fitness, sales, cooking, public relations, photography and more. She has a B.S. in Journalism, is a licensed English Teacher specializing as a remedial teacher and for a number of years has been studying Tanach (Bible) in Matan. Batya blogs on Shiloh Musings and A Jewish Grandmother. ...

Danny Danon's Big Test in The UN

Those of us on Israel's Right, pro-Jewish life and sovereignty in the Entire Land of Israel are pretty cynical already having seen our politicians morph into Leftists the minute they have a bit of power or find themselves in the spotlight. That started with Menachem Begin and more recently with Ruby Rivlin. I can't think of a single solitary politician who kept his word and ideology the minute he could make a difference.

Now our eyes and ears are on Danny Danon, who has been described in Huffington Post as:

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Danny Danon, who will be Israel's next U.N. ambassador, once said "it's not too late" for Israel to annex the West Bank. (WorldPost)

That is how the world sees him.

  • Will he keep to that script when representing Israel in the United Nations? 
  • Will he be brave enough to call an antisemite an antisemite?
  • Will he speak clearly, without polite euphemisms, about the blatant hypocrisy of the Security Council and the numerous UN organizations that consistently discriminate and undermine Israel?
This will be his greatest test so far. Danny Danon is still young. He is a good age to succeed Binyamin Netanyahu. Representing Israel in the United Nations is good training. 
After decades of disappointments, I can't give an opinion on it. What do you think Danny Danon will do?